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Apple Co-Op 

Job Summary

The Camera Hardware Engineering group is responsible for all research, design, development, test, and qualification of camera hardware for Apple products. We are seeking a fall co-op/intern in charge of the FA of early field failures.

Key Qualifications

This role requires the ability to learn quickly and become familiar with several different technology areas. You will have at least 1-2 of the skill listed below, and have some familiarity with all of the skills listed.

  • Mechanical inspection of highly constrained, high-volume designs
  • Electronic circuit test. Digital experience with at least some power-supply analog.
  • Test of compact imaging optics
  • Image quality evaluation including test charts, algorithms, and lighting
  • Data analysis and statistics using MATLAB or other mathematical software
  • You are familiar with camera optics, sensors, and packaging


Evaluation and debugging of camera HW at module and product levels. Present to cross function team on root cause for failures and corrective action.

Project may also include: 

  • Retesting the unit on tester with vendor help,
  • Analyzing the retest data, and summarize into easy to present format
  • Cosmetic /microscopic inspection of the failure unit
  • EE (circuit open short etc) test 
  • Dimension / ME inspection 


Pursuing BS, MS, or PhD in EE, ME, Optics, or Physics

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